from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A trademark used for a canned meat product consisting primarily of chopped pork pressed into a loaf.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. send unwanted or junk e-mail
- n. a canned meat made largely from pork
- n. unwanted e-mail (usually of a commercial nature sent out in bulk)
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Next to busy phone lines, anger over spam (the term comes from the Monty Python "Spam, Spam, Spam" TV sketch about the meat product) was the top complaint of America Online members last year.
Mail script that will only move the spam messages in the current message selection to the Spam mailbox
One of them is creating groups of people to follow, manage conversations with @ replies and direct messages, manage multiple Twitter accounts, view photo thumbnails from Tweetdeck, avoiding Twitter spam via the Spam button.
The Acai ads are image spam, and Symantec's latest State of Spam monthly report for May,
When your inbox gets a spam message, simply select the message, select the menu for "Train as Spam" and the message is dumped into the Spam folder and remembered.
Spam is not worth the time and effort it takes to clear your email box of it.
You “foodies” should recall that Barack grew up in HI - where Spam is a favorite food. —
Third, that week's Food section in the newspaper happened to be about the come back Spam is making in these economically depressed times.
While the NPR profile author, Neva Grant claims the taste of Spam is not detectible in Miura's roll.
Spam is spam, no matter who pays for it and who mails it.